Friday, April 25, 2008

According to Friend John this is how you do THIS MeMe:

1. Pick up the nearest book of 123 pages or more. No cheating!
2. Find page 123.
3. Find the first five sentences.
4. Post the next three sentences.
5. Tag five people.

Okey Dokey:

"Over a period of four years, the following behavior patterns were frequently repeated. Ms F would engage in self mutilating behavior, including suicide attempts, whenever her lying and manipulative efforts to control others failed. The lying and manipulation of others usually followed failure to control them by provocation and making them feel guilty. "

I have grown weary of taggin others, but if you want to pick this up on your own, leave me a comment so I can follow this MeMe's progress. Thanks.

If you are at all intrigued by this passage, for whatever reason, you can leave me a comment asking for more details...or you can send me an email : holly dot a b s w at yahoo dot com. It is from a book on Emotional Vampires, otherwise known as those people who exhibit the characteristics of Narcissistic Personality Disorder. While I'm not an expert by any means; I have dealt with some of these toxic people and will share what I know, either through email or on my other blog.

2 comments:

JPG said...

Okay, I'll give it a shot.

ABG said...

No fair, I'm sitting by my bookcase! And I don't have a blog 'cause I usually don't have that much to say. So I'll just leave this here; it looked fun.

"But no cry from a whistle had got (sic) very far from Earth for this reason: sound could only travel in an atmosphere, and the atmosphere of Earth relative to the planet wasn't even as thick as the skin of an apple. Beyond that lay an all-but-perfect vacuum. An apple was a popular fruit which looked like this:"

Gotta Kurt Vonnegut!!